58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly to Transilvania Târgu Mureş International Airport, Drive to Sighisoara
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Sighisoara, Romania
— 1 night
Drive
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Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Timisoara, Romania
— 1 night
Drive
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive
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Budva, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights

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St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, and get engrossed in the history at The Pushkin Apartment Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg vacation maker site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Pulkovo Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:

Tallinn, Estonia

— 3 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Tallinn is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, stroll around Kadriorg Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tallinn trip simple and quick.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Tallinn by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. In November in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:

Riga, Latvia

— 3 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, and walk around Dzintari Forest Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Riga travel route planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Riga, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 1:

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vilnius Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, then admire the landmark architecture of Trakai Island Castle Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Vilnius TV Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Vilnius are 35°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

Warsaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, and steep yourself in history at Palace on the Island.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Warsaw takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 6:

Krakow, Poland

— 3 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Krakow day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Krakow sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Prague journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial, steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, and take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Bratislava tour builder tool.

Getting from Prague to Bratislava by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, test the waters at a local thermal spa, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip maker.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 19:

Sighisoara, Romania

— 1 night
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centrul Istoric Sighisoara, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Vlad Dracul.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Budapest to Sighisoara. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Sighisoara due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 36°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:

Brasov, Romania

— 2 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, explore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), then don't miss a visit to Piaka Sfatului, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Muntele Tampa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov, browse the fresh offerings at Natura in Bucate, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brasov trip itinerary site.

Getting from Sighisoara to Brasov by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

Timisoara, Romania

— 1 night
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Muzeul de Arta, get the lay of the land with Timisoara Tour Guide, and then appreciate the history behind Timisoara Historical Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Romanian Orthodox Parish Iosefin and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Timisoara trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Brasov to Timisoara in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mostar.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 3 nights
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mostar: Medjugorje (Apparition Hill & il Monte Della Croce). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Neretva River, don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koski-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mostar trip app.

You can drive from Timisoara to Mostar in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, bus, and flight; or drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Timisoara to Mostar is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Timisoara in December, you will find days in Mostar are a bit warmer (53°F), and nights are about the same (32°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:

Kotor, Montenegro

— 3 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kotor trip planning app.

Drive from Mostar to Kotor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budva.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:

Budva, Montenegro

— 1 night
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Budva City Walls, pause for some photo ops at Ballet Dancer Statue, then steep yourself in history at Citadel, and finally steep yourself in history at Budva Old Town.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Budva sightseeing planner.

Budva is very close to Kotor. In December, daytime highs in Budva are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, make a trip to Pile Gate, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, and contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Budva to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Budva in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Croatian State Archives, make a trip to Tkalciceva, look for gifts at Take Me Home, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption.

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Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Zagreb is a bit cooler than Dubrovnik - with highs of 41°F and lows of 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Bled Island, Mala Osojnica, &more). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, make a trip to Congress Square (Kongresni trg), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Zagreb to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stubaier Gletscher, and then soothe aching muscles at Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck travel planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Innsbruck in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In January, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien, and see the interesting displays at Hofburg.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 14:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Fly from Vienna to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in January, things will get a bit warmer in Paris: highs are around 45°F and lows about 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18: